Science Rocks! Days receives $5,000 grant from Abbotsford Community Foundation

Thank you to the Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) for their continued support of our Science Rocks! program here at UFV. On May 20, Robin Endelman, Science Rocks! Coordinator, was presented with a $5,000 Smart & Caring Community Grant cheque to support the launch of our new Science Rocks! Days. (Pictured above Jennifer Willford, ACF Community … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk, Recipient of the 2021 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service

The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk has been named the recipient of the 2021 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service from the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS). The Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service is presented annually to an individual who has made sustained and significant contributions to the Canadian … Read more

Work this summer planning science open-house events for the fall! Science Rocks! Days is looking for Student Program Developers – Apply by May 20!!

Science Rocks! Days are new open-house type events that will run on campus during the 2021-22 academic year, for kids in grades 4-6 and 7-8. We are planning this summer for these day-events to run during Fall and Winter semesters, on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We are looking for 2 UFV students with … Read more

UFV Student Research Day 2021 Winners Announced!

This year’s UFV Student Research Day Showcase featured 54 projects by 80 UFV student researchers. After receiving critical input from nearly 50 UFV faculty judges, we are proud to recognize the following science students for their high level of scholarship! Each award is valued at $200. Vice President, Students Award – Kennedy Zwarych (Biology) Faculty … Read more

Fraser Valley students shine at the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair

This past year has definitely presented us with many challenges. Youth Science Canada made the decision in early December that all 2021 science fairs would be held virtually. As we were and still are in the midst of a pandemic and recognized the extra level of stress that had already been put on students, teachers, … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk and Dr. Shaun Sun!

Congratulations to UFV Math & Stats Professors, Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk and Dr. Shaun Sun, on their successful Open Education Faculty Fellows (OEFF) program proposals. OEFF supports faculty projects that create, develop, or modify open education resources to be used in UFV courses as well as similar courses taught at other institutions. The adjudication committee recognized … Read more

An inspiring Career Panel evening with UFV WEST

Congratulations to UFV WEST on another successful Career Panel! On November 25th UFV WEST welcomed an amazing group of panelists who shared their academic and professional journeys. UFV WEST President, Isabelle St-Martin introduced UFV’s President, Joanne MacLean who welcomed all of the guests and provided the Territory acknowledgement. Dr. Gillian Hatfield, Assistant Professor Faculty of … Read more

Chemistry students, Connor Frey and Kenneth Ku present at ITP 2020

Chemistry students, Connor Frey and Kenneth Ku, in collaboration with Dr. Golfam Ghafourifar, Chemistry and Dr. David Chu, Math & Stats presented at the 27th International Symposium on Electrophoretic and Liquid Phase Separation Techniques, ITP. The event was to be held in Nanjing, China, however, in light of the Covid-19 situation, the conference was held … Read more

Undergraduate Research ‘Twitter Takeover’ – Nov. 12

UFV has been challenged by Vancouver Island University to help represent Canada in the #URExchange Twitter Takeover next Thursday, November 12 (9am-2pm PST). Sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) based out of Washington D.C., the ‘takeover’ will be a lively celebration of the creativity, ingenuity, and research excellence of undergraduate students across the … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents The Honourable Rosa Galvez, Canadian Senator NOV 12

The Faculty of Science is pleased to present The Honourable Rosa Galvez, independent Canadian Senator for Quebec. Rosa Galvez, originally from Peru, is one of Canada’s leading experts in pollution control and its effect on human health. She developed an interest in finding solutions to pollution and studied civil engineering. Her path led her to … Read more